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PCT Media Group Publishes ‘The Service Technician’s Field Manual’

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Written by veteran industry researcher and educator William H Robinson, Ph.D., the 218-page publication is fully illustrated and covers an array of topics that service technicians need in order to understand to provide situation-specific pest control.

| November 21, 2011

Richfield, Ohio — The PCT Media Group announces a pre-publication offer for The Service Technician’s Field Manual, A Practical Guide for Structural Pest Control Professionals. This technical resource, which will be released in January 2012, is expected to become a pest control industry standard as an on-the-job reference and for formal technician training.

Written by veteran industry researcher and educator William H Robinson, Ph.D., the 218-page publication is fully illustrated and covers an array of topics that service technicians need in order to understand to provide situation-specific pest control. The book is designed to provide quick and clear reference and highlights technician tips and important precautionary notes.
The publication includes 20 chapters covering the following topics:
•    The Next Generation Service Technician
•    IPM: Detection and Monitoring
•    Non-Chemical Control Methods
•    Chemical Insecticides
•    Insecticide Formulations
•    Application Technology
•    Transfer of a Toxic Dose
•    Application Economics
•    Structural Fumigation
•    Indoor Insecticide Application
•    Outdoor Insecticide Application
•    Rodent Control
•    Insecticide Application Equipment
•    Equipment Repair and Maintenance
•    Pesticide Application Safety
•    Weights, Measures, and Calculations

Pre-publication price is $19.95 and is valid through January 31, 2012. After January 31, 2012 the price is $29.95 for single copies. Volume discounts will be available for resellers, training programs and pest control companies. Shipping begins late January 2012. To order, call a PCT Store representative at 800/456-0707 or visit the PCT Bookstore.


 

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